Craftsman Benchtop Spindle Sander

WOOD magazine rating
Average reader rating
4.8
out of 5
Brand:
Craftsman
Model:
21500
Price:
$280

Description

6 sanding drums: 1⁄2", 3⁄4", 1", 1-1⁄2",
2", and 3" in diameter
Includes: 6 insert rings, drum washers
Weight: 58 lbs

WOOD magazine review

Craftsman Benchtop Spindle Sander

Review Summary

There’s nothing fancy about this unit, but it does everything you need a spindle sander to do. The 18" diameter cast-iron table provides plenty of worksurface, and beefs up the vibration-eliminating weight to 58 lbs. The Craftsman 21500 has a 3"-diameter spindle. We force-fed hard maple and cherry against the spindles and could not bog it down. The 2-1⁄2" dust port fit our shop vacuum hose precisely for good dust collection.

Detailed Ratings

4.5
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

4

Ease of Use

5

Value

4

Reader Reviews

Gets the job done

Review Summary

This is a great sander. It's nice and beefy so it runs really smooth. It has a large table on all sides of the spindle, so I can use it on large workpieces. And I haven't been able to bog it down. I'm really happy with it and wonder how I lived without a spindle sander before.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

4

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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